DUI Accident near March Lane Left Passenger Killed, Multiple People Injured

STOCKTON, CA (August 14, 2023) – Late Saturday night, a DUI collision on Interstate 5 killed one person, police said. It happened just after 11:50 p.m., August 5th, in the southbound lanes near March Lane. According to the Stockton police, a drunk driver was driving a Dodge sedan when it struck an SUV with multiple occupants. Moreover, the impact of the collision sent the SUV into a center divider at the interstate. Unfortunately, one occupant of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased was not yet released at this time. Furthermore, multiple occupants of the SUV suffered non-life-threatening injuries and they were treated at the hospital. Meanwhile, the drunk driver was arrested and he faced charges of Driving Under the Influence. Also, the southbound lanes of the interstate were blocked for two hours before officers reopened it. Further investigation is still ongoing.
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